Technological, societal and economic developments influence and change the world around us, now and in the future. Fontys delivers an important contribution to these necessary changes by meeting more than the needs of the student and the world of the future.
The research conducted at Fontys is practice-based and innovative. It targets the renewal and improvement of the professional practice for which education is provided and is elaborated upon in close consultation with professional practice, preferably within regional knowledge networks. Research contributes directly to curriculum innovation.
You can contact the study career choice advisors for any questions relating to your choice of study if:
Student Services can offer you guidance and counselling as well as advice if you have any questions and/or require assistance in special circumstances:
It is not always easy for international students to find accommodation in the Netherlands. Therefore, Fontys University of Applied Sciences (Fontys) offers a service to provide students with assistance in securing suitable accommodation (i.e. a student room) for the first period of their studies at Fontys
Fontys in Eindhoven has several facilities in place that will enable you to gather information regarding your specific field of studies. This can be achieved in several different ways at the ‘mediatheek’ (Media Library). The Media Library is a learning facility where you can consult and/or borrow a wide range of information sources and materials (such as books, reports, videos and CD-ROM’s). The system that is in place allows you to process the information that you obtain immediately. It is also possible to peruse the catalogues pertaining to other institutes, such as the Tilburg University
Wireless Internet is available throughout the campuses, enabling you to bring your laptop to Fontys and to work, study, search for information and check your e-mail wherever you happen to be at Fontys.
Everyone in the Netherlands must have insurance cover for medical expenses. The type of health insurance that you will need will depend on your personal situation.
In the Netherlands, the ‘huisarts’ (doctor, general practitioner, GP) provides full medical assistance in accordance with the standards designated for the practice of medicine by medical professionals in the Netherlands.
Our international course programmes are conducted at our campuses located in Eindhoven, Tilburg and Venlo. All campuses are equipped with computer rooms, libraries and student restaurants. Wireless Internet is available throughout the campuses, enabling you to bring your laptop to Fontys and to work, study, search for information and check your e-mail wherever you happen to be at Fontys.
There are numerous studying and student organisations that may appeal to you during your time at Fontys. Please make enquiries at your Course Department, or ask other students for more information. Some of the student organisations are actually more like social clubs, whereas others place more emphasis on culture and/or studying. Please note that not all of these associations are necessarily linked to Fontys.
Fontys University of Applied Sciences is recognised and partly funded by the Dutch authorities. All Fontys degree programmes are accredited by the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO) or equivalent British accreditation bodies. The value of the degrees Fontys awards is guaranteed. Fontys University of Applied Sciences has signed the “Code of Conduct International Students in Higher Education“.